We believe that the ancient faith that gave birth to our nation’s civil rights laws is the principle that an individual’s race should not be used to help them, or harm them, in their life’s endeavors.
The American Alliance for Equal Rights is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to challenging distinctions and preferences made on the basis of race and ethnicity.
American Alliance for Equal Rights Files Lawsuit Challenging Venture Capital Firm’s Race-Exclusive Policies.
American Alliance for Equal Rights Files Lawsuit Challenging Racially Discriminatory Grants by Fearless Fund Management LLC
(Austin, Texas) Today, the American Alliance for Equal Rights, a 501(c)(3) membership organization, filed a lawsuit against Fearless Fund Management, LLC and affiliated companies for operating a racially discriminatory grant program that violates the Civil Rights Act of 1866. 42 U.S.C. §1981.
American Alliance for Equal Rights Files Lawsuit Against Perkins Coie LLP and Morrison & Foerster LLP Alleging Discriminatory Diversity Fellowships
Regarding Perkins Coie, AAFER alleges that the “diversity fellowships” for first year (1L) and second year (2L) law students exclude certain applicants based on their race. These fellowships offer recipients a six-figure job that include five-figure stipends. However, applicants do not qualify unless they are “students of color,” “students who identify as LGBTQ+,” or “students with disabilities.”
Conservative activist who took down affirmative action is now going after law firms’ diversity programs
Washington, DCCNN — The conservative activist behind the Supreme Court case that struck down affirmative action in college admissions this year is suing two international law firms for providing diversity fellowships. The two lawsuits filed by the American Alliance for Equal Rights this week against law firms Perkins Coie and Morrison & Foerster allege that the diversity fellowships they offer “are expressly refusing to contract with certain applicants based on their race and ethnicity,” according to a statement from the group. The lawsuits were filed in federal court in Dallas and Miami. Perkins Coie offers diversity fellowships that awards summer associates...
Five Republican attorneys general penned a letter this week to the nation’s top 100 law firms, warning them against race-based employment and contracting practices in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling that upended affirmative action. The letter noted that there have been numerous reports of law practices hiring or promoting racial minority candidates not strictly on merit but to meet diversity quotas. Led by Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen, the group of state legal officials argued that even private entities are now required to “refrain from discriminating on the basis of race” even if it justified “under the label of ‘diversity, equity and inclusion,’”...
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